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See Pages 35 See Page 71 Serving Nassau County, Brooklyn, Queens, Manhattan, Bronx, and Staten Island 1.00 WWW.5TJT.COM VOL. 16 NO. 9 8 KISLEV 5776 NOVEMBER 20, 2015 FROM THE EDITOR Stepping

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FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Front Cover ant glory in Paris. On Monday morning, a news anchor said, We are living in perilous times. And we certainly are. But that is because leaders like Barack Oba

AN EVENING YOU WILL NEVER FORGET AMERI AMERICAN FRIENDS OF S 33rd ANNUAL DINNER Sunday, December 6th, 2015 The Marriot Marquis Buffet Dinner 600pm Program 800pm HUCK HUCKABEE AND ROSEN EN One a U.S.

FROM THE EDITOR Continued from Page 6 Thankfully the Swedish foreign minister, Margot Wallstrom, quickly obliged the desperate desire to wrangle Israel and Jews into the Parisian terror equation. She

onatime owned by Jews, and that over the last few years the theater hosted several benefit events for an Israel police organization. Following this discovery, the plot thickened with the news that the

BAGEL STORE Continued from Front Cover We knew it was therehaving gone by car to the Dead Sea a number of times and passing the road signs that lead to Arad. But until last week, who really knew what

And Yaakov went out from Beer Sheva, and he went to Charan Bereishis 2810 The story of Yaakovs journey to Charan is the story of every souls descent to the physical world. The soul, too, leaves behind

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BAGEL STORE Continued from Page 11 In Chaim Shauls case, he is a Brooklyn boy, born and raised. Once you become a teenager in Chabad, it is not unusual to visit farflung locations around the globe to

BAGEL STORE Continued from Page 13 high school hosting girls from around Israel Ohel Noe Elementary Schools, providing schooling for children of diverse background, in addition to several other ambiti

OTHER SIDE OF THE BENCH Continued from Front Cover are so long, and Shabbos afternoons are so short you cant even napits that time of year. Its the IcantevenhavemilkinmycoffeeatshaloshseudosbutIcancat

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AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Names Not Numbers On Friday, November 13, HANC Middle School had the introductory portion of what promises to be a most moving program. Names, Not Numbers is a copyrighted oral h

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AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 17 cutor, spoke about his civics and career, as well as the importance of honesty and a good work ethic. The assemblyman awarded a proclamation to senior Davi

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 19 ishing can be fully appreciated when closely inspected with a loupe, which is available at every Alex Sepkuss showcase. Only the finest materials and preci

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AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 20 her highschool experiencethe rigorous curriculum, the warmth, and the various opportunities afforded to the students at HANC. The opening session concluded

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AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 22 The night was capped with a makeyourown ice cream sundae activity. The challahbake was such a wonderful event. Fun and meaningful at the same time, said An

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AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 24 the pictures taken were sent to Israel, where they were shared with all the girls. The SKA juniors are so excited to keep the connection going challenges,

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AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 26 pieces. Many extracurricular activities for high schoolers currently exist in the community, such as art classes, dance classes, voice classes, and sports

News From The Hills BY CHANITA TEITZ How many of you have seen the new YOOY sculpture under the Manhattan Bridge When you look at the letters from the Brooklyn side, it says YO, and when looking from

News From The Hills Continued from Page 29 and Neve Yerushalayim College for women, as well as other yeshivot and seminaries. R Orlofsky is a popular international lecturer where his com bination of

Skeletons In The Closet BY MORDECHAI SCHMUTTER One morning, my wife and I woke up to find that our closet bar had collapsed. Frankly, Im surprised it held on as long as it did. Not too long, though. Y

Skeletons In The Closet Continued from Page 31 I dont change my pants as often as I should, because I keep my entire life in the pockets. Occasionally, my wife will beg me to let her wash my pants, so

The Internet, Social Media, And The Elderly BY ANITA KAMIEL , RN, MPS Many might think that social media is the exclusive domain of the younger generation. However, many older adults have enthusiastic

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Internet For The Elderly Continued from Page 33 elderly are trained in the use of social media as well as Skype and email, they perform better cognitively and experience improved health. During a twoy

People Of The Book Continued from Page 35 The legend suited Rabbi HaLevis purposes very well. His principal goal in composing HaKuzari was to provide an answer, even a refutation, to the intellectual

BUSINESS WEEKLY Restoring the Primacy of Choshen Mishpat By Rabbi Meir Orlian It Was An Accident David was visiting his friend Moshe. I need to run over to the pharmacy to pick something up, he said

BUSINESS HALACHA Continued from Page 37 the stolen food, the mouse would not steal the food in the first place Sema 3691. If one realizes that he has purchased stolen property, he is forbidden to bene

insights on THE TORAH Vayeitzei Beyond The Circumstances From Where I Stand BY RABBI YOSSY GOLDMAN And Jacob lifted his feet and went. Bereishis 291 Philosophers have long struggled with the grea


FROM WHERE I STAND Continued from Page 39 in circumstances beyond our control. But, throughout life, we will find ample scope and opportunities to improve our own circumstances. Gd gives each of us ou

Kollel Dirshu Of Montreal Makes Second Siyum HaShas BY CHAIM GOLD History was made in Montreal on Sunday, 26 CheshvanNovember 8 when Kollel Dirshu of Montreal celebrated its second siyum haShas. Kolle

Similarly, a nazir is called a kadosh, a holy person, because he refrains from wine, from indulgence in worldly pleasures. Simultaneously, Chazal call him a sinner because he caused himself to suffer

thats the WAY IT IS By Hannah Reich Berman A Weighty Solution At 900 a.m. tomorrow morning, I have an appointment with my pulmonary doctor. I do not like to see him. To be more accurate, I do not lik

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MINDBIZ By Esther Mann, LCSW Dear Esther, Im writing to you about something that is very painful for me. I know that in comparison to some of the letters I read in your column, it probably wont sound

that may be causing them concern or even grief. Or maybe everything is perfect in regard to their children, but they are struggling with other issues in their lives. The point is, its never healthy or

5 T J T P u z z l e P a g e Crossword Clear Your Throat BY YONI GLATT Across 1. Groom 6. ChoSen Island pans 10. Jewish folklore setting 14. Leap month 15. Noahs Ark was 50 wide 16. Shortsighted twi

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Anorexia Athletica My Journey BY MICHELE HERENSTEIN I look back on how my eating disorder started, and I clearly see how I was caught up by exerciseto an unhealthy and even dangerous degreeand althoug

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My Journey Continued from Page 50 learned to enjoy exercise for the fun of it, which really should be the goal for everyone. Although Im in a recovery process, I must watch myself, to make sure I dont

feels compelled to do so and struggles with guilt and anxiety if he or she doesnt work out. Injury, illness, an outing with friends, bad weather none of these will deter those who compulsively exercis

DATING FORUM Continued from Page 53 essarily the case for everyone. It has nothing to do with how talented or goodlooking a guy is. Rather, it is how wellconnected the parents are that will determine

real estate mortgage financing By Anessa V. Cohen In years past, people had little in the way of dishes, as Jerusalem was a poor city. On Shabbat, people would serve plunked some small amount of mo

DAF YOMI INSIGHTS By Rabbi Avrohom Sebrow A Priceless Portion A few years ago, one Jew put his portion in Olam HaBa, the World to Come, up for auction on eBay. The bidding started in the morning at 9

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DAF YOMI INSIGHTS Continued from Page 56 esrog, but they were trembling. They nervously said, Forgive us, Rebbe in order to acquire this esrog, we were forced to agree on your behalf that you would gi

Machberes Continued from Page 41 information, the distinguished rabbi concluded that the marriage was retroactively annulled based on the halachic principle of mekach taus mistaken acquisition. Rabbi

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Community News From Around The World Orlandos Kosher Kingdom To Host Majestic Retreats Midwinter Vacation, January 1631 Orlando, Florida . . . one of the nations most popular winter destinations is ab

Machberes Continued from Page 61 the Minchas YitzchokRabbi Yitzchok Yaakov Weiss, ztl 19021989, chief rabbi of the Eidah Hachareidis of Jerusalemgathered the people together and they sat on the ground

Shulamith Ellis Island trip STEM at Shulamith immigrants who were quarantined and in danger of being sent back to their countries of origin. The weather was beautiful, so each group was able to go o

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AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 65 lamith students to use 21stcentury thinking skills to learn and to solve problems. On Monday, November 9, students learned about the engineering design pro

AROUND THE FIVE TOWNS Continued from Page 67 Aaron Gural JCC, in cooperation with the Parkinsons Support Group Foundation of Long Island, Inc., provides a weekly yearround Tuesday Activity Center at

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Grid City Energy The Definitive Solar Energy Source BY ROCHELLE MARUCH MILLER Most of us living here in the Five Towns and surrounding Jewish communities have an easy time acquiring everyday necessiti

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Grid City Continued from Page 70 in helping the community and would volunteer his services to Congregation Beth Sholom, where we are members. David, a proud HAFTR graduate, is the goto source for ever

Raving About Rambam Blue Ribbon Honors Presented to Rambam in Washington, DC. Students and alumni of Rambam Mesivta can take pride in the fact that the school was honored at a special ceremony in Wash

in perspective, that means that 99.95 of schools did not qualify. Participating in the twoday conference was quite an experience, explained Rabbi Friedman. It was clear to me that Rambam was unique,

LETTERS Continued from Front Cover me and wanted me to represent him in a prospective buyout with a partner. His partner had offered him 500,000 for his share of a business and he thought that the off

Agudah Convention Concludes With Candid Discussion Of Off The Derech Phenomenon BY SHIMMY BLUM The highlight of the Sunday program at this years Agudah Convention came at the closing keynote session.

Agudah OTD Discussion Continued from Page 81 our children we must inculcate a pride in being Jewish, Rabbi Lieff exclaimed. They should feel like princes, and that going against the Torah is below the

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Community News Continued from Page 82 about their relationships with United States veterans and the importance of recognizing their significance in our lives. Students then watched an excerpt from Ame

from IDF combat soldiers serving on Israels frontlines. For more information about the mission, visit www.fidf.orgchapters nationaltripsnov2015novembermission2015. Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem Ranked Be

Community News Continued from Page 85 Jerusalem is the only internationally branded luxury hotel in the city. Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem participates in Hilton HHonors, the only guest loyalty program w

The Rebbes father, Reb Avrohom Abba, ztl, continued this tradition as the Tchernowitzer Rebbe in Newark, New Jersey. Upon the passing of his father in 1966, Reb Abba moved to Pittsburgh and became kno

HALACHIC MUSINGS Continued from Page 87 This is on account of the Gemaras understanding of the word anveihu to mean Ani vHuI and Him. The meaning of this pasuk is therefore, This is my Gd, and I shall

First FrenchJewish Families Immigrate To Israel After Paris Terror Attacks The first French Jews to move to Israel since Fridays ISIS terrorist attacks arrived this week with the help of the Internati

Vayehi Ore Yeshivas Torah Ore Holds Yovel Celebration On Sunday November 8, Yeshivas Torah Ore celebrated 50 years in Yerushalayim at The Palace in Brooklyn. Among the honorees was Guest of Honor HaGa


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